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Environmental Quality (Refrigerant Management) Regulations 1999

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT 1974

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (REFRIGERANT MANAGEMENT) REGULATIONS 1999,

(Amendment) REGULATIONS 2004

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REGULATION 3 : Application

These regulations shall apply to a person handling a refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance in an existing or a new installation.

REGULATION 4 : Prohibition on the use of refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance

The use of refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance as a refrigerant in any new installation of a building chiller or refrigeration system, vehicle air conditioner or an air conditioning equipment is prohibited.

REGULATION 5 : Handling of refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance

1)No person shall handle any refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance unless he has received the approved training in the reclamation and recycling of any refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance and is in possession of an approved machine for the activity.

2)For the purpose of sub-regulation (1), the Director General may, after consultation with the manufacturers of refrigeration systems, maintain a register of approved training courses for the reclamation and recycling of any refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance and approved machines for such activities.

REGULATION 6 : Offense to vent refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance

No person shall knowingly vent any refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance into the atmosphere, except with the prior written approval of the Director General.

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